News You Can Use
Click on any of the links below for the full text of the story. Also read about
To find previous News You Can Use features, visit the
Feature Story Archive.
Hours of Operation at the Women’s Memorial
The Women In Military Service For America Memorial is open daily from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
2015 Friends of the Women’s Memorial Fundraising Campaign
The Women’s Memorial annual “Friends of the Women’s Memorial” letter this year was both mailed and e-mailed a few weeks ago. Many thanks to those of you who’ve already donated to this major fundraising effort. It means so much and every dollar helps, especially at this time as we struggle to keep the doors open. For those of you still waiting to respond, it’s not too late to give. Donations may be mailed in the envelope provided or you can give online by clicking here. Please let us know if you would like us to resend the e-mail. Your donation, large or small, is critical at this time. Thank you for your support of the Women’s Memorial.
Remembering the Women’s Memorial During This Year’s CFC Campaign
The 2015-16 Combined Federal Campaign (CFC) kicked-off in September. As you make your charitable giving plans for this year, remember that the Women In Military Service For America Memorial Foundation, Inc., (CFC# 11350) is one of the charities that federal employees can choose for their donations.
Submit Your Photos for the Women’s Memorial 2016 Special Edition Calendar by Oct. 9
It’s that time of year when we are busy working on our Special Edition Calendar. You can be a part of the 2016 calendar by submitting your photos of service, past and present, for consideration.
Valor Run 10 Miler/5K Anniversary Run
There is still time to register for the Valor Run 10 Miler/5K Virtual Anniversary Run scheduled for 10 a.m. (EDT)/7 a.m. (PDT), October 17.
Children of the April Rain Production
The Women’s Memorial Foundation is honored to host the Washington, DC, debut of “Children of the April Rain,” a two-act production chronicling the story of the women and men who, before the Fall of Saigon, struggled to save the lives of more than 2,500 babies and children in harm’s way.
Women’s Memorial Veterans Day Observance
Mark your calendars and plan to join us for the 18th annual Women’s Memorial Veterans Day ceremony Nov. 11, 2015, at 3 p.m.
“Hello Girls” Coming to the Memorial
We are pleased to announce that we are working with the wonderfully talented storyteller Ellouise Schoettler to bring a presentation of her one-woman show “The Hello Girls: The Army’s Secret Weapon of World War I,” to the Women’s Memorial.
Women’s Memorial Foundation is a Vietnam War Commemorative Partner
The Women’s Memorial Foundation is honored to be an official participant in the Commemorative Partner Program for the United States of America Vietnam War Commemoration.
Tell 3 Women—Pay Forward the Legacy Registration Campaign Underway
Tell 3 Women—Pay Forward the Legacy is the Women’s Memorial Foundation’s latest effort to help the nation’s nearly 3 million women veterans, past and present, take their rightful place in history.
Authors, Journalists, Scholars & Researchers
From time to time, the Foundation is asked to help writers, scholars and researchers identify military women, past and present, who are willing to participate in surveys, studies and interviews for books, research papers or projects relating to women’s military service.
A New Generation of Warriors
A special exhibit honoring the servicewomen of Enduring and Iraqi Freedom. The exhibit speaks to the wartime experiences of these women through the memorabilia of 101st Airborne Division soldier CPL Jessica Ellis, who was killed in action on Mother’s Day, May 11, 2008, in Baghdad, Iraq.
Fallen Military Women Quilt Exhibit Extended
The Fallen Military Women Quilt exhibit, a tribute to the servicewomen who have lost their lives in Operation Iraqi and Enduring Freedom, has been extended indefinitely. The quilt contains the names of 113 of the servicewomen who have died in the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq.
Preview Our Permanent and Special Exhibits
View a list of current exhibits at the Women’s Memorial and their descriptions in the Exhibit section of the Women’s Memorial Website.
In-Memoriam Honor Roll
The Women’s Memorial Foundation presents a special In-Memoriam Honor Roll in tribute to the service and sacrifice of the women who have died in defense of our nation since the Global War on Terror began.
For Your Information
Update Your Information
Let us know if you’ve moved or changed your military status, telephone number or e-mail address. Keeping your contact information up to date is important to all of us.
Your Memorial needs you! Check out volunteer opportunities at the Women’s Memorial.
Check out current job openings at the Women’s Memorial and the Memorial Foundation.
View links to veterans organizations and other resources.